Edinburgh Summer School 2024

International Law

This course will introduce the field of international law.

Students will learn about the legal principles and institutions that regulate the conduct of international actors, and explore contemporary issues such as war, terrorism, migration and human rights from a legal perspective.


Key information


Subject Law
Course teacher Dr Mohamad Janaby
Credit level SCQF Level 8 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
Credits 20 SCQF (Find out more about studying for credit here)

Our credit-bearing courses are only available to applicants aged 18 years or over. Applicants should have at least 1 year of undergraduate study experience.

Language requirements

Applicants should meet the minimum English language requirements in order to fully benefit from, and engage with, Summer School courses. Your English language ability must be equivalent to, or above, 6.5 IELTS overall with 5.5 in each component.

Device requirements Course materials will be delivered via the University of Edinburgh's Virtual Learning Environment. To access these materials, you will require a suitable device, such as a laptop or tablet. 
Teaching location Holyrood Campus
Dates 01 July - 25 July 2024
Length 4 weeks
Contact hours 57
Course fee


Application deadline 20 May 2024 (17:00 - BST)



International Law

Subject area: Social Sciences